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Vintage 1968 Arnold Scaasi Couture Metallic Paisley Silk Long-Sleeve Gown & Wrap

$1,800

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In this gorgeous Arnold Scaasi designer gown, the detailed construction and meticulous attention to detail are comparable to what you will find in modern Haute-Couture. Arnold Scaasi was an acclaimed fashion designer who created gowns for such notable personalities as Joan Crawford, Lauren Bacall and Elizabeth Taylor. This rare show-stopper, from his 1968 collection, is a wonderful example of his pure genius. The fabric itself is a masterpiece; luxurious metallic gold and purple paisley-motif textured silk. The bodice has chic lean, long sleeves with button detailing. I love the versatile matching shawl-wrap which adds beautiful texture to the garment. The column skirting, with side slit, has a perfect amount of drama without being so over-bearing. As Scaasi himself once said, "If a woman wears a Scaasi dress, she'll be noticed; that's the kind of dress to make an entrance in. The dress will be flattering and make you feel good." A timeless beauty that will work for any modern event. Measurements Bust:37-38 inches Waist:32 inches Hips:up to 41 inches Sleeve Length:23 inches Total Length:58 inches This rare Arnold Scaasi Couture ensemble is in excellent condition with no rips, stains or holes. Fully-lined and perfectly working back hand-set zipper in place. Highly wearable and an investment piece that will continue to increase in value.

Details

  • Designer
  • Brand
    Arnnold Scaasi
  • Dimensions
    Length: 58 in. (147.32 cm)Bust: 38 in. (96.52 cm)Waist: 32 in. (81.28 cm)
  • Style
    Maxi (In the Style Of)
  • Place of Origin
    United States
  • Period
  • Material Notes
    Silk, Lame, Metallic
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Beverly Hills, CA
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU3092617623

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    $70 Standard Shipping
    to anywhere in the world, arrives in 1-3 weeks.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Beverly Hills, CA
  • Return Policy

    This item cannot be returned.

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